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Stratford George BIRD

Regimental number3011
Place of birthScone New South Wales
SchoolOliver's Gap Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressScone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Richard John Albert Bird, Spring Gully, Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death8 August 1918
Age at death21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard John Albert and Mary BIRD, Spring Gully, Scone, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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